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All Aboard to Wisconsin & Michigan



Passenger boats at the Goodrich Docks at Michigan Ave. and the Chicago River offered daily trips to cities in Wisconsin and Michigan. In 1913, Goodrich Steamship Lines charged one dollar to travel from Chicago to Milwaukee. It was a dollar and fifty cents to travel from Chicago to Grand Haven, MI, and Muskegon, MI, and two dollars to travel from Chicago to Grand Rapids, MI. The Goodrich Transportation line was in operation on the Great Lakes since the 1850s, and it lasted for more than 80 years.


 The back of the postcard reads that there are a fleet of four ships that travel to various communities in Wisconsin and Michigan. The postcard was sent to a clock company at 10 S. Wabash in Chicago on January 31, 1913.






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